On the 8th of June 2016, the Zoom prize was awarded to the artist Dor Zlekha Levy during the course of a celebratory event at Ticho House.
The Zoom prize of 50,000 NIS is designed to encourage a young Israeli artist who is just starting his/her artistic career.
It is aimed at giving an initial help to an art graduate who earned a B.A. or M.F.A. in the last two years and who demonstrates talent, imagination, passion and whose work is thought-provoking and engaging.
The decision on the winner was made by the Zoom prize committee consisting of four distinguished members:
Galia Bar Or – Former Director of the Museum of Art, Ein Harod
Martha Kirszenbaum – Founding Director and Curator’ Fahrenheit, Los Angeles
Dalia Levin – Former Director of the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art
Leanne Sacramone – Curator at Fondation Cartier, Paris